243rd Avenue over West Pipestone Creek


+43.86250, -96.58518
43°51'45" N, 96°35'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:243rd Avenue over West Pipestone Creek
Structure number:000000051152230
Location:13.0S & 0.2E of Flandreau
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:24.8 tons [22.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:19.0 tons [17.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:53.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$457,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201653.9PoorGoodPoorFairSD50
July 201486.0FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-50
August 201255.7FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-50
October 201055.7FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-50
July 200865.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-50
June 200665.7FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-50
July 200465.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-50
August 200266.5FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-50
October 200080.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-50
September 199887.2FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-50
August 199687.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-50
April 199481.4GoodGoodGoodVery Good-50
July 199275.4GoodGoodGoodVery Good-50